Spain’s Gorgeous Guggenheim Museum

December 12, 2012

Guggenheim Museum In Bilbao

Designed by none other than Frank Gehry himself, the Bilbao Guggenheim Museum houses some of the world’s finest modern and contemporary art.

The World’s Tiniest Houses

December 10, 2012

World’s Tiniest Houses: Keret House


Unveiled in October 2012 in Warsaw, Poland, this 5 feet wide, ultra-modern house sports three ladder-accessible floors and is now home to writer Etgar Keret from who the pill-shaped abode gets it’s name.



Sidewalk Egg House


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Monticello: Jefferson’s Heaven On Earth

December 8, 2012

Monticello

If the francophile and former president couldn’t retire in France, he would simply bring the French countryside to him. With many French influences, Jefferson’s Monticello plantation was an ideal place to bask in Virginia’s warm afternoons.

A Modern Castle

December 6, 2012
A Modern Castle in Austin

Source: Realtor.com, http://www.realtor.com/blogs/2012/02/27/modernism-and-medieval-architecture-meet-in-this-austin-texas-castle-photos/

No, this regal edifice isn’t found in Germany, England or Spain; rather it is found in none other than Austin, Texas. Boasting nearly 13,000 square feet of space, this medieval-meets-modern stunner is complete with six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a library, a detached art studio as well as a 200-foot suspension bridge that leads to the palatial abode’s lake.

A Look Up The Sears Tower

December 6, 2012

Looking Up At The Sears Tower

One has to crane his or her neck up quite high to see a swath of sky beyond the monolithic structure that is the Sears Tower. Or as it is known today, the Willis Tower.

A Modern Mecca

November 27, 2012

The Royal Clock Of Mecca

Who says that pilgrimage destinations have to look as old as they are? Located in Saudi Arabia, the architects of the Abraj Al Bait Towers–otherwise known as Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower–strove to foster a modernized and record-breaking mecca for its visitors. The towers boast the title of world’s largest clock face and world’s tallest hotel.